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Mechanical calculator

  1. Oct 7, 2009 #1
    does anyone know the mechanisms of a mechanical calculator???
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  4. Oct 7, 2009 #3
    do u know any website or book which has the mechanisms of a mechanical calculator...even slide rule???
  5. Oct 7, 2009 #4


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    The January 2004 issue of Scientific American has a wonderful article about the Curta calculator which is listed in Fred's link. It has photos, drawings, and a complete textual description of the workings. I think that it's available on-line.
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